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Senior Software Engineer – Payment Integrations, Group Digital, Ingka Group

Amsterdam, North Holland - Explore location IT & Digital Solutions Full Time

Job description



HEJ! (Swedish for Hi)

In IKEA, we are looking for several passionate backend engineers who are excited about technology and innovative ways of working and want to be a part of shaping the future of IKEA!

You may know IKEA from the furniture we sell, but there is much more happening in the background. Our vision of “creating a better everyday life for the many people” needs to be supported by amazing software systems, and we would like to ask if you want to be a part of this.


About this work area

In Payments, we want to enable more customers to have a seamless payment experience. We want to achieve that by:

•Trying new technologies;

•Hypothesis testing to enrich our decisions;

•Providing customers with their preferred way of paying;

•Making payments feel frictionless.

To achieve that, we must lay a strong foundation that will allow us to grow steadily and fast. We also want to provide an easy-to-use platform and tools to our co-workers to deal with a complex payment environment. That includes:

•Improving reconciliation;

•Simple-to-use refund tooling;

•Reporting and analytics.

In this role, you will report to the engineering manager in the Sales & Payments capability area. The Amsterdam office in the Netherlands will be your home location.


Do you have these essentials?

When you visit our website (IKEA.com) and read about our culture and values it resonates with you. You are curious and view failure as a way of learning and pushing your skills. You believe in taking a pragmatic approach and value simplicity when building new solutions. You also:

•Have a proven track record of delivering high-quality code and are passionate about continuous improvement and delivery.

•Have experience designing scalable, resilient and testable systems.

•Are familiar with cloud computing platforms (preferably GCP).

•Have used deployment automation tools such as Terraform and GitHub Actions.

•Embrace modern observability practices such as distributed tracing, structured logging and metrics.

•Want to contribute to an engineering culture based on DevOps principles.

•Are passionate about customers and champion their needs.

•Enjoy mentoring and growing engineers around you.

•Have great written and verbal communication skills.


Do you have these desirables?

•Experience with Java or other JVM-based languages.

•Experience working in ecommerce and online payments.

•Some basic front-end experience and have used JavaScript and React.


What do we offer

Most companies will try to entice you with amazing salaries and an awesome office location. We have all of that, but that’s not the main dish, that’s just the entree. As the main course, we want to constantly challenge you as an engineer. This is what we have for you:

•A direct impact on the lives of the many people. With us, you will be challenged to create scalable solutions that have direct customer impact. Not only for our customers but our colleagues worldwide.

•A smile, on every customer's face, when they receive the product they wanted, in the way they wanted to pay.

•A challenging work environment, where technical excellence and collaboration are key, and fun is a must.

•Continuous learning with our 80/20 rule. 80% working on a product 20% working on yourself. We will provide you with Coursera and Pluralsight accounts.


Are you curious about our stack? Check it out in this link: https://techradar.ingka.com/.

The IKEA culture and values are very much a part of our business and day to day work life. For you to thrive and grow with IKEA it’s important for us that you share our values! You can read more regarding our values and life at IKEA on our website www.ikea.com.

Please note that we will be interviewing continuously. We look forward to hearing from you!


Questions and support? Let's connect!

Are you curious about the opportunity and want to know more? Feel free to connect to the hiring manager Daniel Wright at daniel.wright@ingka.ikea.com.

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please reach out to Igor Micanovic at igor.micanovic@ingka.ikea.com or Martina Wickström at martina.wickstrom@ingka.com

We look forward to receiving your application!